Monthly Archives: August 2012

BB39 Homeward Bound

He threw his bag on the couch and called out “Honey, I’m home!” Only the soft hum of ventilation answered him, as always.  He activated the comms, not to communicate but to fill the room with the semblance of companionship.  … Continue reading

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Cloakies

Mike glanced at the local channel as the ‘cane was being reloaded. “Hmmf, still there eh?” ++what?++ “Sorry, didn’t know I had open comms still.  Was looking at our cloaky guest.” ++Wish there was a way to ruin his day.  … Continue reading

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Artists

The screen slowly cycled images casting reds and blues across the otherwise dark apartment.  http://www.flickr.com/photos/12832008@N04/sets/72157621874683860/show/  Mike let his eyes adjust to the light changes as he scrolled through the news on an small comm and sipped his morning coffee. “Mmmmf, … Continue reading

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Ev and Scotty

Ev sat down next to Scotty and looked about.  “OK, I here, now why all dis cloak and dagga stuff?” Scotty looked around and then slid a small package across to the dockyard foreman.  “I got this sent to me.  … Continue reading

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Cane Rat

His image had the familiar flicker of a telepresence.  “Sorry I couldn’t be here in person but . . . ” The Dean waved a hand.  “I understand.  You are not as close to home as you once were.  But … Continue reading

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Copies

He tossed the book on her desk, once he had been escorted in and checked no less than three times for weapons.  “This is and is not what you are looking for.” “Explain.”  She looked at the book as though … Continue reading

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Singing the Blues

Mike sighed and disconnected from the POD, slid down the ladder and headed up to the pilot lounge.  His comms were flashing as propaganda fought with smack talk but the only message that had counted was that the fleet was … Continue reading

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